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This textbook presents an overview of the major subject areas in juvenile justice, with some of the latest research available from books, journal articles, and government documents. It includes special features that engage the reader in thinking critically about the subjects, with practical examples of justice in action, laws, policies, and programs in juvenile justice.
Table of Contents
|About the Authors|
|Defining and Measuring Juvenile Delinquency|
|The History of Juvenile Justice|
|Causes of Delinquency: Rational Choice and Individual Explanations|
|Sociological Explanations of Delinquency|
|Correlates and Causes of Delinquency|
|Police and Juveniles|
|Due Process and Juveniles' Rights|
|Juvenile Detention and Court Intake|
|Transfer to Criminal Court|
|The Juvenile Court Process|
|Juvenile Corrections: Institutional and Residential|
|Juvenile Probation and Community Corrections|
|The Future of Juvenile Justice|
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